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Indore police arrest Rahul Navlani, main accused in the alleged suicide of actor Vaishali Takkar
Entertainment

Indore police arrest Rahul Navlani, main accused in the alleged suicide of actor Vaishali Takkar

Earlier, a reward of Rs 5,000 was announced by the Indore police commissioner for information about Rahul Navlani and his wife Disha, accused of abetting the suicide of Thakkar (29), who was known for her role in serials like 'Sasural Simar Ka'.

#Watch: Female sub inspector repeatedly slaps father-in-law infront of police
India

#Watch: Female sub inspector repeatedly slaps father-in-law infront of police

A case has been registered under sections 323 and 427 of Indian Penal Code against the cop, but no action has been taken yet

Why Hindus should not be obsessed with UCC and Section 295A, and instead seek liberation of temples
India

Why Hindus should not be obsessed with UCC and Section 295A, and instead seek liberation of temples

Hindus need to revisit their understanding of Section 295A and the Uniform Civil Code; they should, instead, seek the immediate liberation of their temples. Let this be the electoral issue in 2024

Gyanvapi Mosque row: Delhi's Hindu College professor arrested over objectionable social media post
India

Gyanvapi Mosque row: Delhi's Hindu College professor arrested over objectionable social media post

Ratan Lal was arrested under Indian Penal Code sections 153A and 295A by the Cyber Police Station, North

Police arrest five, including a woman, for terrorising people by wielding weapons
India

Police arrest five, including a woman, for terrorising people by wielding weapons

The accused were booked under various sections of the Indian Penal Code and the Arms Act

No sufficient ground to invoke sedition charge against Rana couple, says special court judge
Politics

No sufficient ground to invoke sedition charge against Rana couple, says special court judge

The court held that prima facie at this stage the charge under Indian Penal Code section 124A (sedition) was not made out against MP Navneet Rana and her MLA husband Ravi Rana

Four women dead after minor mows down people on footpath Telangana’s Karimnagar
India

Four women dead after minor mows down people on footpath Telangana’s Karimnagar

A case has been registered under section 304 of Indian Penal Code on the minors travelling in the car says V Satyanarayana, Commissioner of Police, Karimnagar

Omicron Scare: Section 144 imposed in Mumbai till 31 Dec; check new guidelines here
India

Omicron Scare: Section 144 imposed in Mumbai till 31 Dec; check new guidelines here

Mumbai police have also banned large gatherings taking place in the city as part of measures to prevent the spread of the new variant of coronavirus

Tripura anti-Muslim riots: SC to hear plea seeking quashing of UAPA against lawyers, journalists
India

Tripura anti-Muslim riots: SC to hear plea seeking quashing of UAPA against lawyers, journalists

Advocates Mukesh and Ansarul Haq, and journalist Shyam Meera Singh have been accused in the FIR lodged at the West Agartala Police Station under the IPC and the UAPA provisions for spreading 'malicious propaganda with a view to creating hatred between two religious groups'

Shilpa Shetty denies being aware of Hotshots app in chargesheet filed against Raj Kundra
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Shilpa Shetty denies being aware of Hotshots app in chargesheet filed against Raj Kundra

"I was too busy with work, did not know what Raj Kundra was up to," said the #ShilpaShetty's statement, which is a part of the 1,400-page charge sheet filed by the Mumbai Police

SC stays Bombay HC order which held ‘skin-to-skin contact’ necessary for sexual assault under POCSO Act
India

SC stays Bombay HC order which held ‘skin-to-skin contact’ necessary for sexual assault under POCSO Act

The top court also issued a notice to Maharashtra government and permitted the attorney-general to file an appeal against the 19 January verdict

'Keep adultery a crime in Armed Forces': Supreme Court agrees to examine Centre’s plea
India

'Keep adultery a crime in Armed Forces': Supreme Court agrees to examine Centre’s plea

In September 2018, the apex court had declared Section 497 of the Indian Penal Code, which makes adultery a punishable offence for men, as unconstitutional and struck it down

Rajkot hospital fire: Police arrests three senior Gokul Lifecare officials for causing death by negligence
India

Rajkot hospital fire: Police arrests three senior Gokul Lifecare officials for causing death by negligence

Investigation into the incident revealed that fire prevention protocols and safety measures were lacking at the hospital, which hindered rescue operations and resulted in deaths of five patients

'Neither family nor State can object to people living together of free will': Allahabad HC quashes FIR against Muslim man
India

'Neither family nor State can object to people living together of free will': Allahabad HC quashes FIR against Muslim man

Justices Pankaj Naqvi and Vivek Agarwal also overturned two previous verdicts of the high court, which said that religious conversion solely for the purpose of marriage was prohibited, saying that they are not "good in law"

Muslim clerics, Congress MLA Arif Masood among 2,000 booked over anti-Macron protest in Bhopal
India

Muslim clerics, Congress MLA Arif Masood among 2,000 booked over anti-Macron protest in Bhopal

An FIR has been registered against them for staging the protest in violation of COVID-19 restrictions, the Madhya Pradesh police said

Terror funding: For second day, NIA raids six NGOs, trusts in Delhi and Srinagar
India

Terror funding: For second day, NIA raids six NGOs, trusts in Delhi and Srinagar

The raids conducted on Thursday were a continuation of the agency’s searches at 10 locations in Jammu and Kashmir and one in Bengaluru on Wednesday

'Rising trend of powerful men seeking gag orders': Read NWMI's statement on muzzling of media in cases of sexual assault, harassment
India

'Rising trend of powerful men seeking gag orders': Read NWMI's statement on muzzling of media in cases of sexual assault, harassment

In the context of rape in particular, the trend of the accused seeking to prevent the media from covering trials presents a unique challenge for media reportage.

Delhi riots: Chargesheet ignores hate speech by Kapil Mishra and others, makes mockery of justice
India

Delhi riots: Chargesheet ignores hate speech by Kapil Mishra and others, makes mockery of justice

Commentators, neutral observers, journalists and academics were struck from the very outset by the fact that the anti-CAA protests were ‘non-political’ in the sense that they were not organised or led by political parties

Tamil Nadu proposes stringent punishment for dowry deaths, stalking and human trafficking
India

Tamil Nadu proposes stringent punishment for dowry deaths, stalking and human trafficking

As per the proposal, minimum punishment for dowry deaths will be 10 years, while maximum punishment for stalking will be 7 years (on subsequent conviction)

Coronavirus lockdown must catalyse widespread use of virtual hearings in Indian legal system
India

Coronavirus lockdown must catalyse widespread use of virtual hearings in Indian legal system

Virtual hearings have shown that matters can be heard quickly and disposed of quickly. Further, the barrier created by urgency, has ensured that only cases that truly belong in court are being brought to the court